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Update combo box when scroling through records.

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Hi

I have a a form for engineers to input their weekly jobs. This has 2 field, the engineers name and the weekending Date. The weekend Date is a lookup from a Weekending Date Table.

The Subform has a Combo box that looks up all the jobs that the engineer has completed, which comes from a query, and uses a Dlookup to populate the subform.

My problem:

I am trying to GET the Combo to display only records for that weekending on the main form, ie. Between [Forms]![Worksheet]![WeekendingDate] and [Forms]![Worksheet]![Weekending Date] -7

The Main Form is filtered to only display the current and previous weekendings. The combo on the subform seems to pull from the first weekending, but does not update when I go to the next weekending.

Where am I going wrong?
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by:MINDSUPERB
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Your combo box might need a requery action.

Me.Combo.requery

Sincerely,

Ed
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by:SparkyP
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Thanks ED

I have tried Requery in various actions, both on the combo box and the forms, but without success.
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by:MINDSUPERB
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Can you post the Row Source of your combo box?

If you can post a sample db, it would be better.

Ed
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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did you try to requery the combo box in the Current event of the form [Worksheet] ?
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by:MINDSUPERB
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Cap in a rescue. How are you doin' Cap? Wish you well.

Ed
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by:SparkyP
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Capricorn

Tried the Current Event but seem to get some form of loop, the screen flashs on the same record for several second.

I am in thethrows of reducing the database to send.

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by:SparkyP
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Please find attached sample of database. The form in question is called WRS. Many Thanks
EE22022011.mdb
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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what are the names of the combo boxes? in the main form and in the subform?
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by:SparkyP
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Hours ID is the Combo Box that gives the list of Jobs. Tis is the area in the * when the form is open.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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your combo box rowsource have a criteria on the field [Job Date]

Between [Forms]![WRS]![Weekending Date]-7 And [Forms]![WRS]![Weekending Date]+14

are you aware of this?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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test this


EE22022011.mdb
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